Pastels bring playfulness to Melbourne gelato shop by Ewert Leaf

Pastel blue tiles, terrazzo tables and salmon seats create “an insertion of playfulness” within a late 19th-century building in this gelato shop designed by Ewert Leaf. Located in South Melbourne, the brief for Little Sky Gelateria was “a fanciful retail space”, showcasing the art of gelato production. “Through their love of gelato, the clients aspired […]

Jolson inserts “curvaceous” white staircase into Melbourne home

The “fluid sculptural form” of the white steel staircase is at the heart of a complete renovation of this Melbourne home by Jolson Architecture Interiors. Designed in 2001 by Cox Carmichael and completed in 2003, Arc Side, located close to the ocean, was originally two standalone apartments, but was “reinvented” by Jolson after the clients’ children […]

“Design for the distributed workforce” is a must in 2021 – Herman Miller

In an ongoing weekly series in the lead up to our IDEA awards Gala, we chat to Herman Miller to get its insight into the future of one of the A&D sectors most heavily impacted by COVID-19 – workplace design. It’s a sector Herman Miller knows a thing or two about. Founded in Zeeland, Michigan, […]

“Texture, texture, texture” to define door handles in 2021 – Halliday + Baillie

With the IDEA awards set to be announced in person in Melbourne on 19 February 2021, we caught up with Halliday + Baillie director Tanya Rive to take stock and talk trends for the Residential Single category. In an ongoing weekly series in the lead up to our awards Gala, we’ll be chatting to our […]

Getting to know IDEA 2020 Emerging Designer finalist Lawless & Meyerson

IDEA 2020 Workplace Under 1000sqm category announced